narcocorrido

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish narcocorrido, from narco- (drug) + corrido (ballad).

Noun[edit]

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narcocorrido (countable and uncountable, plural narcocorridos)

  1. (music) A genre of Mexican music based on the polka, depicting drug smugglers, cartels, and other criminal activities.
  2. (music) Any song in this genre.
    • 2007 February 19, Ben Ratliff, “Singing Stories From Lives Lived Far Away From Home”, in New York Times[1]:
      They were nonjudgmental first-person stories, including the notorious narcocorrido “Pacas de a Kilo,” (“One-Kilo Packets”) told from the point of view of a proud marijuana grower.

Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From narco- (drug trafficking) +‎ corrido (folk song).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [naɾ.ko.koˈri.ðo]

Noun[edit]

narcocorrido m (plural narcocorridos)

  1. (Mexico, music) narcocorrido